Where Dreams Go to Die (Kind of)

As we sprinted toward the sideline, I knew it was going to be close. He finally saw his opening and began to cut up the field just inches in front of me. I dove with arms fully extended toward the two yellow flags trailing behind his belt. For a moment, the world slowed as I hovered above the field of Frank “Muddy” Waters Stadium.

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The Things I’ve Learned as a Freshman in Mock Trial

Written by Jenny Wiland “You make too much eye contact,” said Bryson Phillipe, a captain of Hillsdale’s mock trial team. I stared at him from across the table, a bit surprised by the novel advice. “Eye contact is good,” he continued, “but too much eye contact can make people uncomfortable. Try glancing away every five […]

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Bowling Buddies

Many schools have programs for children with special needs but lack resources for adults. This is a void that SPARC and volunteers with the Hillsdale Buddy Program aim to fill—and do so with weekly trips to the bowling alley.

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The Underappreciated Writer’s Fanclub, a.k.a. Chesterton Society

Walk through the dining hall during Saturday morning brunch, and amid the clanking of silverware on plates, chatter and laughter, you’ll find a crowded table of students reading and discussing the writings of G.K. Chesterton—an “underappreciated” writer, according to the club’s president.

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“Rush Mock Trial!”

If you’re looking to prep for law school or for a family atmosphere; if you’ve been competing in mock trial for years or have never heard of it; if you’re up for a challenge or simply looking for some fun: Mock Trial is for you.

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“Tell Me About Yourself”

It is for questions like that that the Management and Consulting Club is looking to train students interested in consulting and critical thinking. And a large component of this is working with Hillsdale College alumni who are already in the field.

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Intramural Football: Bringing Back the Glory Days

Nowhere does tradition run as deep as it does in the Hillsdale College IM Football League. (It’s hyperbole, people. The Western tradition obviously runs deeper.) On weeknights in the fall, students from all over campus meet under the lights on the football field to compete.

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Music in the Community

Music in the Community offers Hillsdale students the opportunity to sing at a nearby nursing home every Sunday afternoon. This past week we gathered to join voices with the residents in their sunny dining room.

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Music in Community: Spotlight on Chamber Choir

The chamber choir is what Prof. Holleman calls an “ambassador for the college and the students,” distinguished not only by quality of sound, but also by tradition and beauty.

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A “Lighthouse” to People Affected By Mental Health Issues

Lighthouse, a club dedicated to shedding light on mental health issues, has worked hard to increase its impact on campus over this past semester.

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What is the Source?

While the hot residue of summer fades, the College campus comes alive under a series of expansive white tents on the quad in an event know as “The Source.” Organized by the Student Activities Board (SAB), The Source pulls together various campus organizations and clubs to vie for the attention – and email addresses – of prospective members.

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Alpha Rho Tau: An Honorary Focused on Beauty

Alpha Rho Tau is a community of art students striving to excel in their abilities, develop community, and encourage one another in the arts.

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